workforce development

Learning and development for integrated job roles

New legislation, changing patterns of commissioning and funding to services for vulnerable adults, the impact of increasing needs intensity in non-registered services, emerging service delivery models such as co-production, and “virtual” services have all contributed to local and national drivers for integrating services.
Skills for Care commissioned Sitra to carry out a new research looking at the impact of integration on local managers  of housing with support and care. This information will be used to improve qualifications and competence structure for these roles. Read our call for research here.

Challenges & opportunities for workforce development in housing with support and care

Skills for Care produced this guide as an introduction to the housing with care and support (HWC&S) sector outlining the challenges and opportunities around adult workforce development. It is aimed at HWC&S employers primarily in the housing sector. You can read their report here.

New, emerging and changing job roles for housing and social care

Skills for Care commissioned Sitra to undertake research into the workforce needs of new, emerging and changing job roles that have a housing and social care overlap. During the summer of 2014, over 100 organisations within the extra care housing sector were surveyed and 13 ‘strategic thinkers’ across the housing sector were interviewed. You may download the executive summary here or the full report here.

ELOSH: The integration of housing, support and care across Europe

The European Core Learning Outcomes for Integration of Support and Housing (ELOSH) is a European project that addresses a need for Continuing Vocational Education & Training on the integration of support and housing for people with support needs. Sitra has produced a modularised training resources that are now translated in 7 European languages. See them here.